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HI357 (Version: 2021 1) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
HI357 DECOLONIZATION & THE COLD WAR 2021 1 History 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
During the Cold War, American policies of containment and collective security collided with attempts at communist expansion, wars of national liberation that resulted in the end of European empires throughout much of Africa and Asia (a process often called "decolonization"), as well as postcolonial conflicts shaped by the Cold War superpower confrontation. Cadets will examine the strategic conditions and political considerations influencing the use of force and diplomacy during this period. They will gain an appreciation for the various actors' decisions and experiences, how the Cold War and decolonization influenced societies across the globe, and the legacies of these conflicts.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A 1500-word research paper.

HI357 COURSE REQUISITES


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HI357 (Version 2021-1) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED CRSE DIRECTOR DETAILS
2024 - 1 2 18 36 29 0 7 N LTC DROHAN Hours

2025 - 1 3 18 54 20 0 34 N MAJ GRIFFIN Hours

2026 - 1 1 18 18 1 0 17 N Hours


HI357 (Version: 2020 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
HI357 WARFARE SINCE 1945 2020 2 History 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
The nature of warfare has changed dramatically since 1945. During the Cold War, American policies of containment and collective security collided with attempts at communist expansion. The threat of nuclear war led to an era of limited war, including revolutionary war, wars of national liberation, and civil wars. Cadets will examine the strategic conditions and political considerations influencing the use of force in all types of warfare. They will gain an appreciation for the experiences of soldiers and leaders in combat while analyzing military strategy and exploring the connection between war and society.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A 1500-word research paper.

HI357 COURSE REQUISITES


None

HI357 (Version: 2008 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
HI357 WARFARE SINCE 1945 2008 1 History 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
The nature of warfare has changed dramatically since 1945. During the Cold War, American policies of containment and collective security collided with attempts at communist expansion. The threat of nuclear war led to an era of limited war, including revolutionary war, wars of national liberation, and civil wars. Cadets will examine the strategic conditions and political considerations influencing the use of force in all types of warfare. They will gain an appreciation for the experiences of soldiers and leaders in combat while analyzing military strategy and exploring the connection between war and society.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A 1500-word research paper.

HI357 COURSE REQUISITES


None